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Honest fashion – Universal Works

“Universal Works” – It’s about good honest menswear, it’s about quality garments with a great fit. There is no great vision or message, no target markets, just garments for everyone, clothing to look stylish in because you the wearer makes it so, clothing you want to wear, clothing you will look good in. 2 in 1 Jacket After many years of working in the “fashion” industry Universal Works team was personal project by some of the most well known names in the industry who wanted to make something they were... Read More

Ben Sherman “Modern Classic” x John Chapman Bag

The Modern Classic collection goes from strength to super strength this season with the introduction of Harris Tweed blazers, due to hit the store this Fall. For now Stuarts London has just got a delivery of the John Chapman x Modern Classic travel/leisure  sack. Available in Two colours, Navy or Red. Only a hand full of bags have produced. Each bag is Made in England by Hand. Detail of fishing net front and high grade leather trim set on a highly durable Canvas just screams “cool” combined “quality”. John Chapman... Read More

PF FLYERS: Re-Branding of an Icon

New Relevance from the Ashes    The PF Flyers sneaker brand turned seventy in 2007. Nearly defunct in 2001, the brand’s prospects look brighter today than they have since its heyday in the late 60s. Most new PF Flyer customers don’t remember the brand at all, but value its authentic heritage. In the re-branding of PF Flyers, history is brought to life not as kitsch but as a heritage of innovation and authenticity. Although PF had a long, diverse history, the brand was largely remembered as a childhood remnant of... Read More

The Barbour x Steve McQueen Collection

Will be in store from 8th August 2011. Steve McQueen x Barbour Collection. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the ‘International’ motorcycle clothing range, Barbour is launching a limited edition Barbour Steve McQueen™ capsule collection.  It pays homage to one of the most famous wearers of the International jacket. Steve McQueen lived and raced in his Barbour, most notably when he represented the United States team in the 1964 International Six Day Trials (ISDT) in East Germany.   The ISDT is one of the most challenging racing events in the world... Read More

Edwin Jeans

Subtleness, Quality and Authenticity Established in 1947, founder Mr Tsunemi of the Tsunemi KK Company had a passion for denim, which inspired him to import denim from the United States as denim manufacturing was none existent in Japan at that time. Buying up used, worn-out and dirty denim, Mr Tsunemi laundered and mended them by hand in order to sell on to his ever expanding customer list. In 1951 domestically manufactured denim was available for the first time in Japan. This product was expensive and of inferior quality compared to... Read More

Doc Martens: Worn In Collection AW11

Doc Martens First things first, look out for the new Doc Martens. If you’ve ever tried to wear-in a pair then you’ll know that this is a very difficult indeed. So to remedy that, there’s a new Worn In collection launching in AW11 which means that the hard work has already been done for you.  Dr. Martens have just presented their SS12 men’s collection at the Bread & Butter fare in Berlin. It seems that Dr. Martens are planning on remaining hip for quite some time to come. In an... Read More

Nudie Jeans: The Longer it Lives the More Character it Gets

                           Jeans share the same soul and attitude as music  Nudie Jeans is a Swedish premium clothing brand originating in Gothenburg and a subsidiary of Svenska Jeans AB, founded in 2001 by Maria Erixon, Joakim Levin and Palle Stenberg.  These three Swedish denim aficionados cut their teeth working for Lee, with no flash advertising campaigns. Nudie jeans has built a very strong underground following and are rated as amongst the best jeans available by denim geeks the world over.  Nudie might not have the heritage and history of the original American denim brands, but... Read More

Brutus by Name

                                                                                 Every Detail Matches the Original                                                                       The brothers Alan Freedman and Keith Freedman were both born in Hammersmith, London, England of native cockney East London parents. Brutus Jeans is a clothing company founded in 1966 by brothers Keith and Alan Freedman, who were 18 and 17 years old at the time, respectively. Brutus was born and bred in the east end of London; its name coming from the popular men’s aftershave ‘Brut’, which Keith and Alan both wore. The brothers added the word ‘us’ and thus emerged the... Read More

A Little of Grenson Shoes

Grenson Shoes: Grenson Shoes was started by just one man, William Green born in 1835. He moved away from his place of birth with his mother soon after and they ended up in Rushden, in Northamptonshire. In fact it was William’s mother who taught him his trade as he helped her to produce men’s boots at home. It was only a cottage-based business but at that time, most shoemaking was still a cottage industry. In 1866, the obvious next step for him was to formalise this arrangement and set up... Read More

JEFFERY WEST: Imaginative modern footwear

                                                    Instantly aesthetic, vital and imaginative modern footwear Mark Jeffery and Guy West first started working together back in 1983 and in 1987 they decided to form Jeffery-West shoes, producing styles based on footwear companies they admired that were working in Northampton. Childhood friends Mark Jeffery and Guy West were surrounded by tradition and history from the word go, even more so for Jeffery as his father ran the family owned shoe factory in the town. Perhaps not a surprise therefore that they would go on to become... Read More